It’s wrong to claim that May and Brexit have brought new problems for the Conservatives in London. These were clear in 2015 under Cameron.
I decided to make a personal stand, and demonstrate that there was a price to be paid for making such outrageous and inaccurate allegations.
The DUP’s Westminster Leader says the Irish border issue is being exploited by people who want “to thwart leaving the EU if they can”.
As so many elections have shown in the past, both the main parties only win elections when they move into the centre.
The reshuffle showed just how far BME Conservatives have come since I first joined the Party, but we have much farther still to go.
His memoir describes the travails of a non-Cameroon during the Coalition and under Conservative majority government.
The Conservatives need to support genuine allies – such as savers, home owners, small businesses, and the armed forces.
The PM lost her majority by running a single issue campaign which left Corbyn the chance to pose as the champion of ordinary people.
The Electoral Reform Society calculates that a tiny change in votes would have given May a bare majority last spring. But how much difference would this have made?
No, we don’t believe that he should be the next Tory leader. But he would make a better Minister than some of those now in place.
And those that never were, such as 1978, 1991 and 2007. Prime Ministers tend to make the opposite error to that of their predecessors.
Such a generational shift in peacetime is remarkable, and strengthens the case for a member of a recent intake to succeed the Prime Minister.
The shock over the overall result has distracted us from how remarkable some of each party’s gains really were.
Detoxifying the Party never meant moving to the left – this year’s manifesto was well to the left economically of anything we advocated.